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Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs

This is a varied collection of applications and programs written for MS-DOS. As things are emulated in the browser, there is currently no way to save the progress of your work, so please don't work too hard inside these applications! They are provided to give historical context and research into how programs and applications worked in earlier times.



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Windows 3.1x (codenamed Janus) is a series of 16-bit operating systems, produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers. The series began with Windows 3.1, which was first sold during April 1992 as a successor to Windows 3.0. Subsequent versions were released between 1992 and 1994 until the series was superseded by Windows 95. During its lifespan, Windows 3.1 introduced various enhancements to the still MS-DOS-based platform, including improved system stability, expanded support for...
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Turbo C is an Integrated Development Environment and compiler for the C programming language from Borland. First introduced in 1987, it was noted for its integrated development environment, small size, fast compile speed, comprehensive manuals and low price. In May 1990, Borland replaced Turbo C with Turbo C++. In 2006, Borland reintroduced the Turbo moniker. In the early 1980s, Borland enjoyed considerable success with their Turbo Pascal product and it became a popular choice when developing...
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QBasic (Microsoft Quick Beginners All purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) is an IDE and interpreter for a variant of the BASIC programming language which is based on QuickBASIC. Code entered into the IDE is compiled to an intermediate form, and this intermediate form is immediately interpreted on demand within the IDE. It can run under nearly all versions of DOS and Windows, or through DOSBox/DOSEMU, on Linux and FreeBSD. For its time, QBasic provided a state-of-the-art IDE, including a debugger...
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Microsoft Word is a word processor developed by Microsoft. It was first released in 1983 under the name Multi-Tool Word for Xenix systems. Subsequent versions were later written for several other platforms including IBM PCs running DOS (1983), Apple Macintosh running Mac OS (1985), AT&T Unix PC (1985), Atari ST (1988), SCO Unix (1994), OS/2 (1989), and Microsoft Windows (1989). Commercial versions of Word are licensed as a standalone product or as a component of Microsoft Office, Windows RT...
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Arachne is a full-screen Internet suite containing a graphical web browser, email client, and dialer. Originally, Arachne was developed by Michal Polák under his xChaos label, a name he later changed into Arachne Labs. It was written in C and compiled using Borland C++ 3.1. Arachne has since been released under the GPL as Arachne GPL. Arachne supports many file formats, protocols and standards including video modes from CGA 640×200 in monochrome to VESA 1024×768 in high color mode (65,536...
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by Microsoft
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GW-BASIC is a dialect of the programming language BASIC developed by Microsoft from BASICA, originally for Compaq. It is otherwise identical to Microsoft/IBM BASICA, but is a fully self-contained executable and does not need the ROM BASIC. It was bundled with MS-DOS operating systems on IBM PC compatibles by Microsoft. Microsoft also sold a BASIC compiler, BASCOM, compatible with GW-BASIC, for programs needing more speed. The language is suitable for simple games, business programs and the...
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WordPerfect is a word processing application owned by Corel with a long history on multiple personal computer platforms. The program was originally developed under contract at Brigham Young University for use on a Data General minicomputer in 1979. The authors retained the rights to the program, forming Satellite Systems International (SSI) to sell it under the name WordPerfect in 1980. A port to DOS followed in 1982 and several greatly updated versions quickly followed. The application's...
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Lynx is a highly configurable text-based web browser for use on cursor-addressable character cell terminals. It is the oldest web browser currently in general use and development, having started in 1992 and as of 2014, 22 years later, is still in use and development. Lynx was a product of the Distributed Computing Group within Academic Computing Services of the University of Kansas, and was initially developed in 1992 by a team of students at the university (Lou Montulli, Michael Grobe and...
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The Print Shop is a basic desktop publishing software package developed in the early 1980s by Brøderbund. It was unique in that it provided libraries of clip-art and templates through a simple interface to build signs, posters and banners with household dot-matrix printers. Over the years the software has been updated to accommodate changing file formats and printer technologies. The original version was for the Apple II and created signs, cards, banners, and letterheads. Designed by David...
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by JASC
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JASC Paint Shop Pro 3.11
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DOS Shell is a file manager, debuted in MS-DOS and IBM PC DOS v4.0 (June 1988). It was discontinued in MS-DOS v6.0, but remained part of the "Supplemental Disk" until v6.22 (the last independent retail version of MS-DOS). It was, however, retained in PC DOS through PC DOS 2000. The shell includes common features seen in other file managers such as copying, moving and renaming files as well as the ability to "launch" applications with a double-click. The shell could be run by...
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by Hammer Technologies
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DIV Games Studio is an Integrated Developing Environment including a powerful game engine running in MSDOS and a scripting language to create games for it. The language itself has structures simmilar to Pascal and C. Programs are events and processes oriented. The package contains everything you need to create a game from scratch (bar the music): a powerful graphics editor, resource manager and digital sound editor. It was originally developed by Hammer Technologies and released in 1997. The...
Topics: DIV, Games, Studio, MSDOS, programming language, programming, engine, retro, remakes, IDE, Hammer...
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by Mr. H + Vogue
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FastTracker 2 is a tracker created by Fredrik "Mr. H" Huss and Magnus "Vogue" Högdahl, two members of the demogroup Triton (who later founded Starbreeze Studios) which set about releasing their own tracker after breaking into the scene in 1992 and winning several demo competitions. The source code of FastTracker 2 is written in Pascal using Borland Pascal 7 and TASM. The program works natively under MS-DOS. In 1993, Triton released FastTracker. This tracker was able to load...
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by Microsoft
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Windows 95, el primer Windows que trajo el escritorio, el menu inicio y la barra de tareas, incluso agrego el boton de cerrar a la derecha en las ventanas, al lado del boton de maximizar, esta version trajo el Internet Explorer 3.01, que se puede ejecutar al hacer doble clic en el icono Internet en el escritorio, incluso retiro el administrador de programas y ahora al instalarlo arranca por si solo, sin necesidad de escribir win en el dos
Topics: Windows 9.x, Windows 95, Windows, DOS, MS-DOS
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Tandy
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This is an old emulation of DeskMate for the TANDY 1000. From Wikipedia: DeskMate was a software application that provided an operating environment that competed with early versions of Microsoft Windows. It originally was made for Tandy's TRS-DOS Operating System and for their TRS-80 line of computers, but eventually shifted to PC, where it was developed using C and Assembly. Like Windows (and other competitors from the time, such as GEM), it was not a full operating system, requiring a...
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Topics: retro, deskmate, ibm
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by Greg Perry
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Companion disk for the book QBasic Programming 101 , ISBN 0-672-30281-0. This disk contains: The programs discussed in each of the lessons Answers to each lesson's questions Extra questions for most lessons
Topics: floppy, DOS, DOS utilities, BASIC, QBasic, programming
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by The SoftAd Group, Inc.
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Ford Simulator Take the wheel of one of sixteen models. Have fun and test your skills in four events. Ford Buyer's Guide Select from 29 models. Equip each model the way yiu want then compute your monthly payments. Ford Customer Response Tell us what you think about the Ford simulator. Order information on the model of your choice.
Topics: ford, car, simulator, buyer guide, msdos
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UCDOS 7.0 (希望汉字系统)
Topics: UCDOS, Chinese, China
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Javelin Software Corporation
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Brilliant DOS program dating back to the 80's. Avant-la-lettre Business Intelligence, aka "the un-spreadsheet". 
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Topics: dos, javelin, businessintelligence, spreadsheet
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by Mercury Lincoln
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Automobile Leasing: A Sensible Alternative 1987 (Mercury Lincoln)(Markur) Should you lease your next automobile? This diskette provides an in-depth look at the facts and benefits of leasing. 
Topic: Mercury Lincoln Automobile Leasing 1987
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by Intuit
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Personal finance software. With Quicken you'll be able to track all of your finances: bill paying, expense tracking, and budgeting financial reporting and graphing tax record keeping cash, credit cards, assets and liabilities
Topics: floppy, DOS, DOS utilities, finance
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by CHRONOS S.A.
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This is a program to aid in the automatic printing of checks using the CHRONOS ACC-300 printer. Chronos is a brazilian check printer manufacturer and the program UI is all written in brazilian portuguese.
Topics: check, printer, database
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Chinese Edition of Norton Tools
Topic: dos
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Linda Bloom
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ANSI Music tutorial. Obtained from  http://archives.thebbs.org/ra107c.htm Also available at  http://www.bbsdocumentary.com/library/PROGRAMS/GRAPHICS/ANSI/
Topics: ansi music, ansi, music
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by Don Mankin
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Predecessor: MINIHOST, D escendant: MEGAHOST READ MAXIHOST TUTORIAL IN PC-WORLD MAY 1990 Press ESC to log on in demo mode. This program builds on the small BBS system Minihost. No new features could be added to MINIHOST due to being up against the dreaded 64K code, 64K data, and 64K stack limitations of Turbo Pascal 3.0 (TP3). We have now been successful (we hope) at upgrading to Turbo Pascal 5.0 (TP5), becoming MAXIHOST. What this means to you is that, while MINIHOST development has ceased,...
Topics: BBS, MSDOS, MANKIN
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Lifetree Software
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Volkswriter 3 word processor for the IBM PC.
Topics: floppy, DOS, DOS utilities, word processing
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Michael J. Mefford
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(For IBM PCs and PC compatible systems only.) The accompanying disk contains two main DIRectory Magic programs called DM.COM and DIRMAGIC.COM, and installation program called DINSTALL.COM, a manual called MANUAL, and a tiny program called PRMANUAL.COM that will print out a copy of the manual for you. The main DM.DOM and DIRMAGIC.COM programs work hand-in-hand to give you complete control over all your files and subdirectories. You can use the separately or together. DM.COM shows you a picture...
Topics: floppy, DOS, DOS utilities, file utilities, PC/Computing
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by Humongous Entertainment
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Freddi Fish in the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds was Humongous Entertainment's first Windows game, and their first game to require Win32s. Seems like a logical choice to test if a Win32s game will run in browser. Broken due to lack of virtual memory, and I forgot to actually mark this as a test item...
Topics: Freddi Fish, Humongous Entertainment, Win32s
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MS-DOS numerologia software in Portuguese.
Topics: numerologia, ms-dos, portuguese, portugues, dos
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This is the Calmira 3.0 release of the Windows 3.1 shell- see Calmira 2.2 for more details.
Topics: archiveteam, software, win31, shell
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Li-Hsin Huang
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This is a Windows 95 shell for Windows 3.1. From the README.TXT file: Calmira is a Windows 95 user interface for Windows 3.1.  It's a fully integrated environment for managing your files and programs, and is designed to run smoothly on 386 and 486 computers. Calmira includes: o  An icon based explorer to manage files in free floating windows o  Support for 4DOS file descriptions in place of long filenames o  Desktop and file based shortcuts to any object or URL o  Explorer tree that lets...
Topics: archiveteam, software, win31, windows
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Lua.org, PUC-Rio
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This is an online demo of Lua 5.3.5, compiled from the source code available here . This demo was compiled for MS-DOS on the Intel 80486 processor. Lua will automatically start in interactive mode, but the luac utility is also included. The DOSBox emulator mounts the environment to drive C:. Copyright (c) 1994-2017 Lua.org, PUC-Rio. Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to...
Topics: programming, lua, lua 5, lua 5.3, lua 5.3.5, ms-dos, 80486, i486, intel 80486, intel 486,...
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by Yonassan Gershom
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      Welcome to "Speaking of Jews," a DOS tutorial program    by Yonassan Gershom.  This program is shareware, and may      may be freely distributed anywhere on earth (or elsewhere    if you encounter a visiting UFO) on BBSs, online services,    at computer clubs, schools, to your friends and enemies --    as long as you are not charging more than the cost of    your own expenses (disks, postage, etc.)          The latest update can be downloaded for free...
Topics: DOS, MS-DOS, educational, VGA, Judaism
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QNX's promotional bootable floppy disk, along with scans of the promotional content
Topics: QNX, 1.44m demo, bootable, incredible
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by International Business Machines
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Playable upload of contents in the disk images for item IBMDB22AndDDCS2Demo1993 . Published by International Business Machines in 1993.
Topics: emulator, emulation, DOSBox, IBM DB2/2, IBM DDCS/2, International Business Machines, IBM,...
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Amaze
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This is a digital version of those daily desk calendars, with a different cartoon for each day of the year.
Topics: archiveteam, calendar, far side, win31
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Lotus Development Corporation
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Playable upload of contents in the disk images for item LotusNotesDemo1994 . Released by Lotus Development Corporation in 1994. Version 2.0.
Topics: emulator, emulation, DOSBox, Lotus Notes, Lotus Development Corporation, demo, demonstration
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by MikeOS Developers
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From http://mikeos.sourceforge.net/: MikeOS is an operating system for x86 PCs, written in assembly language. It is a learning tool to show how simple 16-bit, real-mode OSes work, with well-commented code and extensive documentation. Features: A text-mode dialog and menu-driven interface Boots from a floppy disk, CD-ROM or USB key Over 60 system calls for use by third-party programs File manager, text editor, image viewer, games... Includes a BASIC interpreter with 46 instructions PC speaker...
Topics: mikeos, x86, operating system, operating systems, games, programming, real mode, intel, 80x86
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by JP Software Inc.
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LICENSE.TXT: Copyright (c) 1989-2004 JP Software, Inc. ----------------------------------------- 4DOS (including software, documents, or other related items) is being provided by JP Software under the following license. By obtaining, using and/or copying this work, you (the licensee) agree that you have read, understood, and will comply with the following terms and conditions: Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation, with or without modification, for...
Topics: 4dos, command.com, cmd.exe, command, cmd, command interpreter, software, dos, ms-dos, shell
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Novell/Intel/Advanced Computer Graphics
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Playable upload of contents in the disk images for item ManageWise20DemoDisk1995 . Published by Novell and Intel in 1995. Developed by Advanced Computer Graphics. Version 2.0. Illustrations by Gary Baseman?
Topics: emulator, emulation, DOSBox, network administration, Novell, Intel, ManageWise, demo,...
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by FMD Software
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WWIVsys Demo -  WWIV SysOp Utilities! See what this software will look. A guided tour of WWIVsys with many feature. A must-see for every WWIV SysOps.  WWIVsys Demo is the demo of WWIVsys, a shareware utility designed to aid sysops running WWIV 4.xx. Created in the fall of 1994, the idea was to make a utility for configuring WWIV that was easy to use and that combined all the major sysop functions into one program. This revolutionairy tool replace the INIT.EXE of WWIV BBS and all the internal...
Topics: BBS Programs and Utilities, WWIV
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by SoftCircuits
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Shows MS-DOS interrupt vectors. Includes assembly language source code.
Topics: ms-dos, interrupts, interrupt-vectors
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Dave Stampe and Bernie Roehl
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The VR386 virtual world toolkit (descended from REND386), source and sample worlds, from  http://devilmaster.altervista.org/rend386.html List of worlds to try (just type the name, and it will run the .bat file): akdemo checdem chess chopper dactyl ncad pool prims rides sample sega3d sq x29a
Topics: 3d, dos
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by (c)MCProusk/InterAction software
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Sprite animation library (Pascal)
Topics: Sprites, tiles, virtual worlds, PCXs, scrolling/static backgrounds, FLIs, transparency,...
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by SoftCircuits
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Simple menuing program for MS-DOS.
Topics: ms-dos, menu
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Peter Meyer
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This software illustrates a theory of time , history and the end of history as first described in the book The Invisible Landscape by Terence and Dennis McKenna. As related by Terence McKenna in his book True Hallucinations, the theory of Timewave Zero was revealed to him in the wake of an unusual psychedelic experiment conducted deep in the Amazon jungle in Colombia in 1971, which led to his being instructed in certain transformations of numbers, derived from the King Wen Sequence of I Ching...
Topics: timewave zero, terence mckenna
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by TeCGraf-Grupo de Tecnologia em Computacao Grafica, ITS, PUC-Rio
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This is an online demo of Lua 1.1, compiled from the source code available here . T his demo was compiled for MS-DOS on the Intel 80486 processor. Lua will automatically start in interactive mode. The DOSBox emulator mounts the environment to drive C:. This is the first version of Lua to be publicly released. This version is copyrighted but is free for educational use. Readme: * What is Lua?   Lua is a simple, yet powerful, language for extending applications.   Lua has been developed by...
Topics: programming, lua, lua1, lua1.1, ms-dos, 80486, i486, intel80486, intel486, scripting, dosbox,...
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by Lua.org, PUC-Rio
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These are MS-DOS i486 binaries for Lua 1.0. This version was released to the public in 2003 and is a snapshot of Lua's progress in 1993. This version contains no interactive mode unlike newer builds, so you may need to use the echo command to direct output to a file. Example: echo print("Hello world!") > myscript.lua There are two .EXE files in the archive. The lua.exe application was compiled from the original code whereas the luafixed.exe application was compiled with the fixes...
Topics: programming, lua, lua1, lua1.0, ms-dos, 80486, i486, intel80486, intel486, scripting, dosbox,...
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by Rabbi Yonassan Gershom
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"Speaking of Jews" is an interactive electronic book by internationally-known author and Jewish storyteller,  Rabbi Yonassan Gershom. "Speaking of Jews" is designed to help non-Jews avoid those embarrassing inter-cultural mistakes when talking or writing about Jews and Judaism. It is written in plain language for gentiles who have had limited exposure to Jews and Judaism, and/or who may be making major bloopers in the ways that they speak, write about, and interract with...
Topics: jews, jewish, judaism, kosher, shabbat, passover, yom kipur
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by SoftCircuits
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Changes the MS-DOS prompt colors using the ANSI.SYS driver.
Topics: ansi, ansi.sys, color, ms-dos
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by SoftCircuits
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See if you can guess the shapes. You might just uncover a hidden talent if you can do better than on chance alone.
Topic: esp
Software Library: MS-DOS Applications and Programs
by SoftCircuits
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Application to make it easy to track student attendance.
Topics: roll-call, ms-dos, students